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  • 'Crease awareness vital'

    Bangladesh's away series in New Zealand was supposed to be the barometer by which to gauge the team's strengths and weaknesses

  • 'Crease awareness vital'

    Bangladesh's away series in New Zealand was supposed to be the barometer by which to gauge the team's strengths and weaknesses

  • Tigers leave New Zealand for home

    [Watch] Tigers leave for Bangladesh

    The Bangladesh cricket team departed from New Zealand this morning at 5am BDT (12pm local).

  • Tides before and after the ides of March

    Just what a sea change in outlook yesterday's tragic attack may have on the people of New Zealand can only fully be appreciated by someone who has witnessed the secure life in the small country before two mosques in Christchurch became the sites of a brutal shootings on March 15.

  • Attack Attempt to Bangladeshi Cricketers

    'Foreign hosts need to step up security'

    Following the horrific shooting incident in New Zealand's Christchurch where the Bangladesh team survived a close shave, Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) president Nazmul Hassan said that the board will be asking for a minimum level of security before going on overseas tours. In the case that security requirement is not met, the team will not be allowed to tour.

  • Attack Attempt to Bangladeshi Cricketers

    Frightening experience

    There was widespread shock and condemnation from the cricketing fraternity yesterday after the tragic shooting incident in

  • Attack Attempt to Bangladeshi Cricketers

    Tigers to return today

    The Bangladesh cricket team will return home tonight after escaping unharmed from yesterday's active shooter situation during Jumma prayers at a mosque in Christchurch. The incident was labelled as the worst terror attack on New Zealand soil.

  • And this out of left field

    And this out of left field

    What did we expect? Judging from anecdotal evidence, the noise from fans as well as those in the know speaking off the record -- the

  • Need to play more Tests: Jayed

    Need to play more Tests: Jayed

    Pacer Abu Jayed can consider himself unlucky as, despite bowling well in the second Test when he removed both in-form Kiwi openers

  • Intense Tigers seek correction

    Intense Tigers seek correction

    The tour of New Zealand has been a tough experience for the visiting Bangladesh team and following the comprehensive defeats in the

  • Signs point to Mushy return

    Generally, Mushfiqur Rahim's mood depends on his on-field performances and, known for his sheer determination and eagerness to play every game for Bangladesh, it was a welcome sight for the team management to see the wicketkeeper-batsman back in action again.

  • Bangladesh batsman Mushfiqur Rahim

    Mushy gearing for comeback

    Following his injury in the second ODI, Mushfiqur Rahim had sat out the first two Tests where the Tigers fell to big-margin defeats. The cricketer is still eager to comeback to the lineup -- despite suffering a broken rib cage and a finger injury – and has started practicing with the cricket ball once again today

  • Mithun and the will to fight

    Mohammad Mithun is not the most technically sound batsman in the Bangladesh team or even the most gifted player who is widely rated as a rare talent.

  • The Wellington warning

    I have long been hearing, from cricketers and fellow journalists, about the fear that flying into the powerful wind of Wellington

  • The Wellington warning

    I have long been hearing, from cricketers and fellow journalists, about the fear that flying into the powerful wind of Wellington

  • Under the weather

    Ever since Bangladesh arrived in New Zealand, apart from the challenge of adapting to seaming, green pitches, the weather too has been

  • Under the weather

    Ever since Bangladesh arrived in New Zealand, apart from the challenge of adapting to seaming, green pitches, the weather too has been

  • Five areas for the Tigers to look at

    Five areas for the Tigers to look at

    Not much need be said to accurately convey the nature of the debacle that was Bangladesh's second Test against New Zealand in

  • Bangladesh vs New Zealand Test

    What went wrong for the Tigers?

    Bangladesh capitulated under two-and-a-half days at the Basin Reserve in Wellington losing the second Test by an innings and 12 runs.

  • Tigers' drop zone

    Tigers' drop zone

    There is a saying in cricket to the effect that if you miss a catch, you lose the match and for Bangladesh, dropped catches have proved to be very costly in the ongoing Test series against New Zealand.

  • Student now the master

    It was an emotional moment for Ross Taylor when he surpassed the New Zealand's record of most Test hundreds that belonged to his mentor Martin Crowe, who died in March 2016 of cancer, as the right-hander registered his 18th century at Basin Reserve in Wellington yesterday.

  • Tigers mindful of mind games

    Tigers mindful of mind games

    It was a similar situation for Bangladesh 18 years ago during their maiden tour of New Zealand in 2001 when the first two days of the first Test in Hamilton were washed out without a ball being bowled.

  • Bangladesh-nz 2nd Test: Rain washes out Day Two

    Rain played hide and seek throughout the day in Wellington before umpires eventually abandoned play for the second consecutive day of the second Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand yesterday.

  • Rain provides food for thought

    After the first day of the second Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand was washed out without the toss taking place, there is high chance of rain for the second day of the Test at the Basin Reserve today.

  • Bangladesh-NZ 2nd Test: Rain washes out Day One

    The first day of the second Test between Bangladesh and New Zealand was washed out without even the toss taking place at the Basin Reserve Stadium in Wellington yesterday.

  • Can Tigers crack 20?

    Can Tigers crack 20?

    Of the 113 Tests Bangladesh have played so far including the first Test against New Zealand in Hamilton last week, 52 have been played abroad and 61 at home.

  • Reserves of uniqueness

    Reserves of uniqueness

    One of the oldest grounds in New Zealand, the Basin Reserve in Wellington has a rich history which the authorities try to preserve with a

  • No more batsmen

    No more batsmen

    The ongoing tour of New Zealand has long been anticipated to be a crucial and testing one for Bangladesh. The Tigers are playing

  • Bangladesh T20I Captain Shakib Al Hasan

    Shakib starts recovery

    Bangladesh Test and T20I skipper Shakib Al Hasan was seen doing light running sessions at the Academy Ground in Mirpur yesterday.

  • Challenges on the field and on the road

    The challenge of adapting to hostile New Zealand conditions was an unavoidable one for the Tigers because it entailed getting used to a climate and surface conditions markedly different from Bangladesh, but there has been another hurdle facing the tourists that the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) could well have avoided.

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